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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

TXZ024-231015-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      73          94          71          94          73
Temp          97 95 84 79 75 74 86 93 93 93 82 76 74 72 83 90 93 92 83 77 75 74
Dewpt         57 56 60 62 63 63 64 61 61 60 63 64 65 65 65 63 62 61 61 62 61 61
Max/Min RH                   72          32          80          34          66
RH            27 28 45 57 65 70 48 36 35 34 53 67 73 79 56 42 35 35 48 61 62 65
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW  W  W  W SW  S  S  S  S  W  W  S  S  S  S  S  S SW SW
Wind Spd       9  8  6  8  6  5  6  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  4  5  8  9  6  6  6  6
Clouds        SC B1 SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     47 55 47 50 45 43 43 58 59 66 64 64 67 59 52 53 59 63 50 48 35 33
PoP 12hr                     30          30          30          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  3     3     3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              8300   700 11300 12000  6100   400  1300  5900  4000   200
T Wind Dir              S     W    SW     S     E    SE     S     S     S    SW
T Wind Spd             13    16     6     5     4     3    10    14     8     8
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          96      73    98      74    98      74    98      73    96
Temp          93 94   78 73 92 96   80 75 93 96   79 74 93 96   78 74 93 95
Dewpt         59 57   58 62 61 58   60 61 60 57   58 60 60 57   61 63 61 59
Min/Max RH       26      68    28      64    26      62    26      72    30
RH            33 29   51 67 36 29   52 63 34 27   49 61 33 27   56 71 35 31
PWind Dir        SW       S     S       S     S       S     S       E    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       5    20      10    20

$$

TXZ026-231015-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      74          99          74          97          74
Temp         101 99 87 82 77 75 89 97 99 95 86 81 77 75 85 93 96 95 85 81 77 75
Dewpt         58 57 60 63 64 63 65 62 60 60 64 65 66 65 65 64 62 61 62 63 63 62
Max/Min RH                   69          28          74          31          69
RH            25 25 40 52 64 66 46 32 28 31 48 59 70 72 50 38 32 32 46 54 61 65
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W  W SW  S  S SE  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd       9  9  6  6  5  4  5  4  5  5  8  5  4  4  4  5  6  8  6  6  5  4
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     31 42 43 47 41 32 30 46 55 59 55 59 67 59 55 51 51 63 50 47 46 37
PoP 12hr                     20          20          30          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9100   600 10900 12900  7500   900  1900 10100  6100   100
T Wind Dir              S     W     W     S     E     S    SW    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              6    11     5     3    11     8    11    14     6     5
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          99      76   101      76   101      76   101      75    99
Temp          95 97   82 77 96 99   83 77 96 99   83 76 97 99   82 76 94 96
Dewpt         60 58   60 62 62 59   61 62 61 58   60 60 60 58   61 63 62 59
Min/Max RH       26      62    26      62    24      58    24      66    28
RH            31 27   47 60 33 27   47 61 32 26   46 57 30 26   49 65 34 29
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     5       5     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ043-231015-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      74          97          73          97          74
Temp          99 97 87 83 79 74 89 96 97 96 85 81 76 74 87 95 97 96 86 82 77 75
Dewpt         58 58 61 62 63 64 65 62 60 61 63 64 64 64 65 63 61 60 62 61 59 61
Max/Min RH                   71          30          73          30          63
RH            26 28 42 49 58 70 46 33 30 32 48 56 65 72 49 35 31 31 45 49 53 63
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW SW SW SW SE  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
Wind Spd      10  9  5  4  4  4  5  4  5  6  5  4  3  3  5  4  5  8  8  6  6  5
Clouds        SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     43 63 53 43 41 47 37 53 57 63 58 57 60 60 55 49 51 63 42 42 31 34
PoP 12hr                     20          30          20          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     2     2     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              8000   500 10100 12100  7100   300  1300  7900  5200   100
T Wind Dir              S    NW    SW    SE    SE     W     N     S    SE    SW
T Wind Spd              8     5     3     4     5     2     5     9     8     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          98      75   100      75   100      75   101      75   100
Temp          94 96   82 75 96 99   84 75 96 98   84 75 97 99   84 75 97 99
Dewpt         60 57   60 63 62 58   60 62 61 57   58 61 60 57   58 61 60 57
Min/Max RH       26      68    26      64    25      62    24      62    24
RH            33 27   47 67 34 26   45 63 32 26   42 61 30 25   42 61 30 25
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       S     S
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       5     5       5    10

$$

TXZ035-231015-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      70          92          69          92          70
Temp          93 92 81 76 73 71 82 90 92 90 79 75 72 69 82 89 91 90 79 76 73 70
Dewpt         59 58 61 62 62 62 63 61 59 59 62 62 63 62 62 61 60 59 61 60 59 59
Max/Min RH                   76          33          78          33          68
RH            33 32 51 62 69 74 52 38 34 36 57 63 72 77 51 39 35 35 53 57 61 67
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W SW  S  S  S SE SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       9  9  6  5  4  4  5  4  5  5  6  4  4  3  5  6  9  9  8  8  8  5
Clouds        SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     50 64 55 51 54 54 59 65 65 73 64 63 67 60 58 56 60 62 44 47 29 33
PoP 12hr                     30          30          20          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              7600   400  3800 11500  6600   200  3900  9400  5200   200
T Wind Dir             SW    NW    SW     S    SE    SE     S     S    SE    SW
T Wind Spd             10     6     9     8     5     3     4    12     9     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          93      71    95      72    95      72    96      71    95
Temp          89 91   76 71 89 93   79 72 90 94   78 72 91 94   78 72 92 94
Dewpt         58 56   58 61 60 56   58 60 59 56   57 59 58 55   58 61 59 55
Min/Max RH       29      71    27      66    27      64    26      71    26
RH            36 30   53 70 38 29   49 65 35 28   48 63 33 27   50 69 34 27
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S      SE    SE
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW FW FW   SC FW SC SC   SC FW FW SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       5    10      10    10

$$

TXZ031-231015-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      74          98          73          97          74
Temp         101 98 86 81 78 75 90 97 98 97 85 79 76 73 85 93 97 95 85 81 77 75
Dewpt         58 57 60 63 64 63 65 62 61 60 64 65 65 65 65 64 61 62 62 63 62 62
Max/Min RH                   70          29          76          31          66
RH            24 26 41 54 64 67 44 32 30 30 48 63 68 75 51 39 31 34 46 55 59 65
Wind Dir       S  S  S SW SW  W  W SW  S SE  S  S  W  W SW SW  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       9 10  6  5  5  4  4  4  5  4  5  5  4  4  5  5  6  8  8  8  6  5
Clouds        SC SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     33 48 44 47 39 37 35 51 57 65 59 57 64 59 57 55 55 64 50 44 44 36
PoP 12hr                     20          30          30          20           5
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          S  S  S  S  S  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              9100   600 11400 12500  7000   500   600  9900  4800   200
T Wind Dir              S     W     W     S     E    NW     W    SW     S     S
T Wind Spd              6    11     4     3     3     3    13    13     6     6
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          99      75   100      76   101      75   101      75   100
Temp          96 97   82 76 95 98   83 77 96 99   83 76 97 99   82 75 95 98
Dewpt         59 58   60 63 62 59   61 62 61 58   59 61 60 58   61 63 62 59
Min/Max RH       26      66    26      62    25      62    24      68    27
RH            30 27   48 65 34 28   48 61 32 26   45 61 30 26   49 66 33 28
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S    SW       S     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW FW   FW FW FW SC   SC FW SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       0     5       5     5       5    10       5    10

$$

TXZ029-231015-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
257 PM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

Date           07/22/17      Sun 07/23/17            Mon 07/24/17            Tue
UTC 3hrly     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12
CDT 3hrly     16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07

Min/Max                      68          91          67          90          68
Temp          92 90 78 75 71 69 82 91 91 88 77 73 70 68 80 89 90 89 78 74 71 69
Dewpt         59 58 62 62 62 62 64 62 61 60 62 63 63 62 64 62 61 60 61 62 61 59
Max/Min RH                   81          37          87          37          76
RH            33 34 58 63 72 80 54 39 37 39 59 71 79 82 58 41 39 38 56 67 71 71
Wind Dir       S  S  S  S SW  W SW SW  S  S  S SE  S SW SW  S  S  S  S  S  S SW
Wind Spd       8  8  5  5  4  4  5  4  4  4  4  4  3  3  5  6  9  9  8  6  6  5
Clouds        B1 B1 SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC SC
Clouds(%)     54 51 45 47 49 50 53 65 65 71 64 63 64 56 50 52 60 62 52 48 31 32
PoP 12hr                     30          30          30          20          10
QPF 12hr                   0.02        0.02        0.02        0.02           0
Rain SHWRS     C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
TSTMS          C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  C  S  S  S  S
LAL                     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     3     1     1
Haines                  3     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2     2
Mix Hgt              6600   800  9400 10800  6300   300   500  8300  5000   200
T Wind Dir             SW     W    SW     S    SE    SE     S     S     S     S
T Wind Spd              5     5     8     8     4     3     9    11     9     9
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date           07/25  Wed 07/26/17  Thu 07/27/17  Fri 07/28/17  Sat 07/29/17
UTC 6hrly     18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Max/Min          92      69    94      69    94      69    94      68    94
Temp          88 90   76 70 90 92   77 70 90 92   75 69 89 91   75 68 91 92
Dewpt         58 56   57 61 60 57   59 60 60 57   57 60 59 57   60 61 60 58
Min/Max RH       30      74    30      73    30      72    29      78    30
RH            36 31   52 74 37 31   55 72 37 31   53 72 37 32   59 77 36 32
PWind Dir         S       S     S       S     S       S     S       E     E
Wind Char       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC   FW FW FW FW   SC FW FW SC   SC SC SC SC   SC SC SC SC
PoP 12hr          5       5     5       5     5       5    20      10    20

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dewpt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20 ft. Wind Direction
Wind Dir Deg(degrees)...............20 ft. Wind Direction in Tens of Degrees
                                    Relative to Due North.
     Example: 09 = 90 Degrees = East; 18 = 180 Degrees = South;
              27 = 270 Degrees = West; 36 = 360 Degrees = North
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft. Wind Speed
Wind Gust(MPH)......................20 ft. Wind Gust
Wind Chill..........................Wind Chill Temperature
Heat Index..........................Heat Index
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability of Measurable Precipitation
QPF 12Hr(in)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain SHWRS.....Rain Showers
       TSTMS..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       SnowSHWRS......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       FRZG Rain......Freezing Rain
       FRZG DRZL......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       O..............Occasional
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
OBVIS...............................Obstruction to Visibility
     TYPE...
       F..............Fog
       PF.............Patchy Fog
       F+.............Dense Fog
       H..............Haze
       BS.............Blowing Snow
       K..............Smoke
       BD.............Blowing Dust
       AF.............Volcanic Ashfall
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Mix Hgt(feet AGL)...................Mixing Height
T Wind Dir(8 point compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Dispersion..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (Inches Mercury)...........Station Pressure
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Ceiling (ft)........................Ceiling
Stability (CAT).....................Pasquil Turner Stability
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dwpt................................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions


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